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BIRN BiH Presents ‘Verdict against Stanisic and Simatovic’ Digital Narrative

BIRN BiH Presents ‘Verdict against Stanisic and Simatovic’ Digital Narrative

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network of Bosnia and Herzegovina presented a multimedia research into Serbia’s role in the Bosnian war through international tribunal verdicts – with reference to the verdict against former Serbia State Security officials Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic.
Call for Journalists From Western Balkans: One-Month Regional Exchange Programme

Call for Journalists From Western Balkans: One-Month Regional Exchange Programme

BIRN invites journalists and editors from six Western Balkans countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia) to take part in its exclusive one-month regional exchange programme during 2024.
Call for Applications: Reporting Democracy Grants for Journalists

Call for Applications: Reporting Democracy Grants for Journalists

Reporting Democracy is inviting journalists from Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe to submit proposals for compelling stories that shed light on democracy issues facing the region.
BIRN Awards Best Stories From Western Balkans on Sustainable Energy

BIRN Awards Best Stories From Western Balkans on Sustainable Energy

On December 11, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN, in collaboration with the European Climate Foundation, rewarded three exceptional journalistic pieces on sustainable energy from the Western Balkans.
Media Innovation Europe: Balkan and Visegrad journalists Trained in Audience Engagement

Media Innovation Europe: Balkan and Visegrad journalists Trained in Audience Engagement

Journalists from ten media outlets learned how to engage their audience using BIRN’s digital platform.
SEE Digital Rights Network Members’ Joint Statement: Time to Meet Challenge of Digital Rights Abuse

SEE Digital Rights Network Members’ Joint Statement: Time to Meet Challenge of Digital Rights Abuse

As digital rights violations increase – and take on new forms – political decision makers in the region are urged to step up and counter an array of alarming trends.
BIRN BiH Assistant Editor Wins Srdjan Aleksic Award

BIRN BiH Assistant Editor Wins Srdjan Aleksic Award

Haris Rovcanin won this year’s regional award in the ‘Contribution to the Community’ category for his work on the Database of Judicially Established Facts about the War in Bosnia.
Kosovo Remains Vulnerable to Disinformation, BIRN Report Concludes

Kosovo Remains Vulnerable to Disinformation, BIRN Report Concludes

In the absence of sustainable funding, limited human resources, unclear editorial policies and external influences, in some instances, the media became creators and amplifiers of disinformation, a BIRN Kosova report on disinformation concludes.
Meet the People Behind BIRN: Edit Inotai

Meet the People Behind BIRN: Edit Inotai

Edit Inotai is a Reporting Democracy Hungary correspondent. Based in Budapest, she reports about Hungary for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network.
BIRN Albania Publishes Manual on Environmental Advocacy in Albania

BIRN Albania Publishes Manual on Environmental Advocacy in Albania

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania has published a manual on environmental advocacy for activists in the country.
BIRN Albania Publishes Handbook for Journalists Reporting on the Environment

BIRN Albania Publishes Handbook for Journalists Reporting on the Environment

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Albania has published a new handbook for journalists in the country on how to report on environment and climate change.
BIRN Macedonia Holds Second Training for Young Journalists

BIRN Macedonia Holds Second Training for Young Journalists

The second training in a year-long series of trainings for a dozen young journalists took place on November 24-26 in Veles, North Macedonia.
BIRN publishes Report on Labour Rights in Kosovo’s Private Sector

BIRN publishes Report on Labour Rights in Kosovo’s Private Sector

On November 24, BIRN held a conference for the launch of the report titled “Management of Workers without Procedures”.
BIRN to Hold Digital Rights Conference in Sarajevo

BIRN to Hold Digital Rights Conference in Sarajevo

BIRN’s Digital Rights Annual Conference 2023 is taking place on December 5-6 in Sarajevo – and may be joined online through live streaming. Experts will discuss the challenges of digital rights in our increasingly connected world, focusing on the Balkans and South East Europe.
BIRN to Hold Digital Security Trainings for Journalists

BIRN to Hold Digital Security Trainings for Journalists

To help journalists, journalism students and newsrooms across the Balkans deal with growing threats in their digital surroundings, BIRN is running a series of cyber security sessions throughout December.